The National Prosecuting Authority’s Investigating Directorate says it’s making progress in prosecuting people allegedly responsible for the plundering of state-owned enterprises and rampant corruption.
The National Police Commissioner General, Khehla Sitole, has dismissed Deputy National Commissioner, Bonang Mgwenya, following damning crime allegations against her.
The South African Police Union (SAPU) has welcomed the suspension of Deputy National Police Commissioner Bonang Mgwenya, saying the Police Ministry cannot move forward if corruption continues.
It has been confirmed that National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole has suspended Deputy National Commissioner Bonang Mgwenya.
The National Assembly has passed a resolution that former NPA boss Nomgcobo Jiba and Special Director of Public Prosecutions Lawrence Mrwebi should not be reinstated.
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has told the National Assembly that any form of donor money to the NPA will be managed by National Treasury and declared through proper processes.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to name and announce the new National Director of Public Prosecutions at the Union Buildings in Pretoria today.
Many foreign business owners have closed their shops and fled from Zeerust in the North West. This is after suffering attacks from locals who accuse them of drug dealing.
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Chief Whip and the Party’s Deputy Leader Floyd Shivambu has described Afriforum’s bid to pursue private prosecution against Julius Malema, as a nonsensical attempt to stop the political voice of the EFF.
A formal bail application of nine government officials accused of illegally releasing at least 36 foreign national parolees will be heard later in March.